PHOTOS: Weekend in Maplewood Village

An art reception, locally grown specials and new businesses.


Maplewood Village was buzzing with activity this weekend, as people were out to shop, dine and gather to mark the beginning of the fall season.

held a Trunk Show and Wine Reception to highlight the work of artist Tara O’Leary, and Andrea Panico of Pico Jewelry Design. Customers browsed -- and bought -- jewelry and watercolors, while sipping wine and mingling.

Across the street, was buzzing as always. Patch got to sample a current special, the Heirloom Tomato Salad, which tastes as incredible as it looks. Get it before tomato season comes to a close. Owner Luke Finn said to look for more locally grown and produced food coming up on the restaurant's menu.

On the corner of Maplewood Avenue and Inwood Place,  is close to opening but has already been attracting a steady stream of window shoppers admiring the displays of funky, fresh clothes and accessories.

On Saturday, village officials attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for Click! Tutoring and Learning Center at 168 Maplewood Village. Patch will have more on the new business coming up.

H Harvey September 10, 2012 at 12:39 PM
Hey, also wanted to mention there's a new destination in the Village just for guys. Alchemy Hour opened a men's store adjacent to its existing ladies shop at 101 Baker Street. Like the ladies shop the new men's store carries urban, "coastal cool" styles for guys ages 15 through 60++
Carolyn Maynard-Parisi September 10, 2012 at 01:28 PM
Patch wrote about Alchemy Hour Mens the day it opened: http://patch.com/A-wXCH and we are happy to remind everyone about it! Thanks for the comment.
Leslie Brothers September 10, 2012 at 05:50 PM
We went to Coda and had that Heirloom Tomato Salad - I now dream about it! It was scrumptious.


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